Sunday, October 25, 2020

Psychology Awareness Month

Psychology Month is observed every February to acknowledge the contributions of Canadian psychologists and to teach Canadians the many ways in which psychology can...

How Stress Affects the Heart

As many as 75% of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 report that they are living with some level of stress in...

How to Recognize Suicidal Ideations

Suicidal thoughts and attempts are a very serious consequence associated with many different types of mental health disorders, especially when they are left untreated....

How to Cope With Holiday Stress

While the holidays are a fun time of year for many, they can also trigger a great amount of stress and anxiety for others....

Reducing Back-to-School Anxiety

For some kids and teenagers, returning to school can also come along with a lot of stress and anxiety. In many cases, that back-to-school...

How Social Media Can Harm Your Health

As many as 3 million people worldwide use social media, and that number only continues to grow. Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or...

How the Body Reacts to Psychological Trauma

Trauma can result from a number of things, including both physical and mental abuse, natural disasters, terrorism, war, and even death. Physical abuse is...

Celebrity Suicides Spotlight Importance of Discussing Mental Illness

In light of the recent, untimely and terribly tragic deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef/CNN host Anthony Bourdain this week, there has...

Mental Health Week

For the past 66 years, Canadians have come together in support of Mental Health Week and raising awareness on the importance of discussing mental...

Anxiety

A staggering 260 million people worldwide (and an estimated 3 million Canadians and 40 million Americans) age 18 or older say they suffer from...